Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was desperate to bring in a centre-back before Thursday’s deadline. However, none of them arrived, despite Mourinho making it clear to the board he wanted at least one more signing. Man Utd transfer news: Gary Neville blames the Old Trafford board for the disappointing summerA few weeks ago, when Jose Mourinho said he handed that list over to his CEO to bring those signings in, he was calling it on, he was pressurising the board. Gary Neville“The start to this season is so important,” Neville told Sky Sports. Man Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho cut a frustrated figure on United's pre-season tour
August 10, 2018 19:30 UTC
Real Madrid news: Thibaut Courtois has left Chelsea for the BernabeuReal Madrid signed Courtois from Chelsea on Wednesday, with the Belgium international moving to the Bernabeu in a £35million deal. Real Madrid news: Thibaut Courtois is happy to be at the BernabeuReal Madrid transfer news: Possible Los Blancos XI after deadline day Wed, August 1, 2018 Real Madrid have waved goodbye to Cristiano Ronaldo this summer – but how could they line up without him after deadline day? Play slideshow Real Madrid via Getty Images 1 of 19 How could Real Madrid line up next season after the transfer window? The new Real Madrid star said: "It's simple. Real Madrid news: Julen Lopetegui rates Thibaut CourtoisReal Madrid news: Thibaut Courtois is likely to leapfrog Keylor Navas
August 10, 2018 19:18 UTC
That’s the verdict of Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson, who says the Blues will be eager to make an impression on new manager Maurizio Sarri. Chelsea head to Huddersfield on Saturday off the back of a summer of change which kicked off with Sarri’s appointment. Chelsea news: Sky Sports pundit makes 'problems' claim in Huddersfield clash prediction"This is a really tough game for them. "Chelsea have their problems but I just feel they'll have too much for Huddersfield. Chelsea news: Sky Sports pundit makes 'problems' claim in Huddersfield clash prediction
August 10, 2018 18:56 UTC
The Frenchman has been the subject of major transfer speculation this summer after a difficult season under Mourinho. "The players involved in the World Cup semi-finals started training on Monday and some of them are involved today to help the team. Paul Pogba has been named as Man Utd captainPaul Pogba and Jose Mourinho disagreed last seasonPaul Pogba enjoyed a solid World Cup for FranceHe has come up through the academy and he knows what the club means Jose Mourinho"Antonio Valencia is the captain but he is not here so Paul Pogba is captain. United are without a host of big names, many of whom went deep into the World Cup earlier this summer. Paul Pogba: Jose Mourinho has struggled with Pogba and other stars lately
August 10, 2018 18:33 UTC
Arrizabalaga joined for £71.6 million this week from Athletic Bilbao, as Belgian World Cup star Courtois joined Real Madrid for £35m in a frantic few days. Not at the moment Maurizio Sarri - Chelsea boss“The Courtois situation was clear. But we bought a young goalkeeper, I think one of the most important among young goalkeepers in Europe, so I'm really happy. “I’m happy, too with Kovacic because he has the characteristics for us. For us, that could be very important.”Chelsea news: Maurizio Sarri warns Kepa Arrizabalaga won't be as good as Thibaut Courtois just yetChelsea news: Kepa Arrizabalaga joined for £71.6 million this week from Athletic Bilbao
August 10, 2018 18:22 UTC
The Premier League is back this evening as Manchester United take on Leicester in the curtain raiser for the 2018/19 season. Neville and Carragher are back on punditry duties alongside Sky Sports presenter Kelly Cates. But viewers were this evening in for a shock when they switched on their TV and were not greeted by Neville in his usual smart attire. That's because the former United star was forced to wear a Liverpool shirt after losing a penalty shootout to on-screen co-star Carragher earlier in the week.
August 10, 2018 18:17 UTC
Manchester United vs Leicester LIVE updates- Manchester United boast one of the best records on opening day, winning the last four in which they have opened the new season. Paul Pogba placed it into the top corner to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead. 90+2: GOAL LEICESTER: Vardy makes amends for his miss with a real poachers goal after Ricardo's strike hits the woodwork. 84 min: GOAL MAN UTD! Pogba skippers Manchester United against Leicester this evening as the Red Devils kick off the new campaign.
August 10, 2018 18:04 UTC
Manchester United star Pogba is being heavily linked with a move to Barcelona, with the La Liga transfer window slamming shut on August 31. However, the France international looks set to stay and has now been given the captaincy for tonight's match with Leicester. Manchester United are yet to settle on a permanent captain since Michael Carrick chose to quit football to join Jose Mourinho's coaching staff. Antonio Valencia, who normally wears the armband, is currently sidelined through injury. And Pogba's inclusion for tonight's match will no doubt be well-received by United fans.
August 10, 2018 18:00 UTC
Anthony Martial: Man Utd star will not be facing Leicester tonightManchester United star Martial was heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford during the summer transfer window. Speaking yesterday, however, Mourinho revealed why Martial would not be starting against Leicester in their Premier League showdown at Old Trafford. Anthony Martial: Man Utd star has had his issues with Jose Mourinho"He didn't have a pre-season," Mourinho explained. The United star left the club's tour of Los Angeles to be by his partner's side as she gave birth to a baby boy. Anthony Martial: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho has revealed his Leicester absence
August 10, 2018 18:00 UTC
Pogba’s future has been the subject of plenty of speculation this summer amid talk of a rift with Mourinho. And Barcelona has emerged as a potential destination for the midfielder, with the La Liga transfer window open until the end of the month. Doubts over where Paul Pogba’s future lies have come in the build-up to United’s season-opener against Leicester on Friday night. The latest reports claim there is an ulterior motive to the France international skippering his side against Claude Puel’s Foxes at Old Trafford.
August 10, 2018 17:54 UTC
That is according to Premier League commentator and ESPN FC pundit Ian Darke. Alderweireld was linked with a move to Manchester United throughout the last few months. Darke reckons Alderweireld would have been the easiest target for United to go after. “Well you do wonder what’s going on behind the scenes because this is mysterious and curious that Manchester United have been so quiet,” Darke said. Man Utd transfer news: Toby Alderweireld was linked with a move to Man Utd for the last few monthsMan Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho said there would be no signings on deadline day
August 10, 2018 17:48 UTC
Manchester United explored the prospect of signing Boateng from Bayern Munich amid their panicked hunt for a centre-back late into the summer transfer window. Manchester United, though, wanted Boateng in on loan but Bayern were refusing to budge. But his Old Trafford move turned into a nightmare with the England international regularly sidelined. Man Utd transfer news: Jerome Boateng is staying at Bayern Munich for nowMan Utd transfer news: Ed Woodward was wary of signing Jerome BoatengMan Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho wanted a new centre-backHargreaves then joined United’s fierce rivals Manchester City in a move that caused much anger at Old Trafford. Man Utd transfer news: Bastian Schweinsteiger suffered at Old Trafford
August 10, 2018 17:03 UTC
Manchester United face Leicester with Mourinho determined to get their Premier League campaign off to a flier. Yet The Sun say Mourinho feels Lukaku is fit and ready to take down Leicester tonight. The 25-year-old bagged 27 goals for the club last season as they finished second in the Premier League. Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho is prepared to gamble against LeicesterMan Utd news: Jose Mourinho trusts Romelu LukakuMan Utd news: Jose Mourinho is chasing Premier League title gloryMeanwhile, speaking recently, United boss Mourinho bemoaned so many players being unavailable to him. Man Utd news: Romelu Lukaku may face Leicester after his World Cup heroics
August 10, 2018 16:30 UTC
Man Utd transfer news: Paul Pogba is still keen to join BarcelonaManchester United star Pogba has emerged as a top Barcelona transfer target with the window for La Liga clubs shutting on August 31. Manchester United did not try and sign a Pogba replacement during the summer, but did welcome Fred to Old Trafford from Shakhtar Donetsk. Man Utd transfer news: Seven potential Paul Pogba replacements Sat, August 4, 2018 Paul Pogba has been linked with a move to Barcelona – but who could replace him at Manchester United? Man Utd transfer news: Paul Pogba impressed as France won the World Cup“So far no one has come forward. “I have not received official offers either from [AC] Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid or Manchester United.
August 10, 2018 16:18 UTC
Arsenal takeover: Stan Kroenke is accused of trying to gag Arsenal fans with his buy-outIf the former Paris Saint-Germain coach thought it would be all plain sailing when he took the Arsenal job in May. Arsenal transfer news: Possible Gunners XI after deadline day Wed, August 1, 2018 Arsenal have enjoyed a revolutionary transfer window – but how could they line up after the transfer window? Play slideshow Arsenal FC via Getty Images 1 of 12 How could Arsenal line up after the transfer window closes? Kroenke’s actions will neuter their voice and involvement Arsenal Supporters’ TrustNot any more. “The most dreadful part of this announcement is the news that Kroenke plans to forcibly purchase the shares held by Arsenal fans.
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